Climbing Mt Whitney in A Day (Or Two): Hiking the Mt Whitney Trail

The summit of Mt Whitney is on every adventurer’s bucket list of epic hikes in California — and the world.  Sitting proudly at 14,505 ft, Mt Whitney is the tallest peak in the lower 48 states. There is a decent amount of planning involved when committing to this 22-mile hike, which has a total elevation … Read more Climbing Mt Whitney in A Day (Or Two): Hiking the Mt Whitney Trail

10 Breathtaking Hikes In & Near San Diego

If you’re in the San Diego area and looking for an adventurous hike near San Diego, you’re in luck — we’ve gathered 10 great hikes here! San Diego is known as “America’s Finest City” for a reason — the hiking trails! While it’s actually known for its beautiful beaches and predictably perfect weather, San Diego’s … Read more 10 Breathtaking Hikes In & Near San Diego

California’s Rae Lakes Loop: The Complete Backpacking Guide

The Rae Lakes Loop Trail is one of the most coveted multi-day backpacking trips in the Sierras. With scenery unmatched by any other trail in Kings Canyon, the allure of this footpath draws more and more visitors each year. Some careful planning and a spirit for adventure are all you need to execute this trip. … Read more California’s Rae Lakes Loop: The Complete Backpacking Guide

Highway 395 Road Trip Itinerary: The Eastern Sierras in 10 Perfect Stops

Tufa formations in Mono Lake looking like a castle in the water on a sunny day

If you think a Hwy 395 road trip is no more than the byway to get you from Los Angeles to the ski slopes of Mammoth Mountain, think again. This historical corridor has a bounty of unique and fascinating Eastern Sierra road trip stops along Highway 395 (less commonly known as US 395). From mountain … Read more Highway 395 Road Trip Itinerary: The Eastern Sierras in 10 Perfect Stops